A quest to create an off-grid & unfeigned life in Portugal. But with some glam.

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Tag: Choices

I am the new elite

Hi, I am Sophie. AKA, an ex-hippie, -alternative and -hipster, and since short, member of the new elite: the ones that distinguish themselves from the

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Gaea & Trui

Eleven years ago, Gaea & Trui drove on their motorcycle from the front door to the Stan countries, Yemen… And back. A truthful and pleasant

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Morgane likes to travel but her ecological footprint became more and more an issue. One of the causes is time, she thought. And she decided

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Bad for business?

I set up with some Portuguese friends the platform Desplastic. We want to keep our surf spot clean from plastic. Sorting isn’t obligatory in Portugal

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Portuguese Blues

For a Belgian, the Portuguese, southern mentality often feels irrational. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance has nothing to do with Portugal and everything with white,

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Clean house project

One of the reasons for going off-grid is wanting to iron out some misunderstandings about clean energy. Technology is evolving rapidly. The possibilities to live

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What a disastrous week

Everybody dreams at least once of moving abroad. But there are no dreams achieved without some sleepless nights. On our social media people notice the

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Getting lucky

Why did we move abroad? Clean air. More space. More sun & outdoor activities. Less need to buy things, to follow trends. Everything in Belgium

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